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Award for Pain and suffering is considered separate property in a divorce, what other cash awards are separate.

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Are moneys from a workers comp settlement for permanent injuries on the job, career ending injuries and moneys from a closed claim social security disability award considered to be separate property with regards to a divorce

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This is a question for a local matrimonial attorney.

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You need to post this is the family law section, not the personal injury section!


This depends on the laws of Arizona. In New York, portions of the settlement could be part of the marital estate. Please call a Family Law Lawyer near you in Scottsdale... Good Luck.

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